I previously wrote about how to alter the Easy Digital Downloads renewal discount if the license is expired, ie. giving 30% if they renew on time and 20% after that. But what if you now want to remove the renewal discount entirely for new customers? Most WordPress plugin companies are going in that direction since… Read more »
A couple weeks ago I attended LoopConf 2018, a conference specifically for WordPress developers. Funnily enough, a lot of the talks weren’t just for WordPress developers but for web developers in general.
So you’re thinking of selling a plugin, or you have one already out there, but you’re not sure what you should sell it for. Answer: it depends.
I’m still pretty set on not having it be included in core with the next release and to keep it as a plugin. It’s far from ready, and the current plan is to push it out by April of 2018.
Want to get a listing of all the fields saved in Advanced Custom Fields? Here’s how, and it’s an interesting way of fetching data from another WordPress plugin.
After a lot of google-fu I managed to find the solution hidden deep within a comment thread on a PHPStorm feature suggestion
By default you can set up Stripe, PayPal and other payment gateways to complete a sale using Easy Digital Downloads. But all of them happen on a separate checkout page. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could use something like Paddle or SendOwl to collect payment in a simple popup modal, and have Easy Digital Downloads handle the software licensing?
Easily see the sales data when you get a new message or support request, with links to quickly jump to that sale or license key in Easy Digital Downloads. Huge time saver!
It’s common practice (at least at the moment) in the WordPress world to offer a discount when someone renews their license key for your plugin. But I don’t want to give the same full discount forever, if they let their license expire then decide to renew weeks or months down the road. By creating a time limit on the discount it forces the decision to be made and renew.
You have a plugin, but you want users to be able to use it in their native language. Learn how to get it ready for translation, things to watch out for, and tips for maintaining it as you change the plugin over time.